Politics & Society Of Many Things
Matt Malone, S.J.December 27, 2019
The values that have guided this country through more than 200 years should not be and cannot be up for debate, Matt Malone, S.J., writes in his 'Of Many Things' column.
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Arts & Culture Ideas
Jim McDermottDecember 27, 2019
How can it be that the finale of “Lost,” the introduction of the iPad and “Bridesmaids” all happened within the last 10 years?
Arts & Culture Jesuitical
JesuiticalDecember 27, 2019
It’s the end of an era.
An anti-government protester in Beirut demonstrates in front of riot police Dec. 15, 2019. (CNS photo/Mohamed Azakir, Reuters)
Politics & Society News
"The wounds of the Islamic State have not been healed yet, together with the ongoing violence, poverty, unemployment and poor services that have pushed thousands of people, especially youth, to demonstrate peacefully, demanding the right to live with dignity and freedom in a stable, secure and
Clouds are lit by the rising sun over St. Augustine Roman Catholic Church in Philadelphia in this 2015 file photo.  (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
Faith News
Lawmakers recently agreed to begin the lengthy process of amending the state constitution to allow a two-year window for civil suits otherwise barred by the statute of limitations, but there's no guarantee that effort will bear fruit.
Faith News
The Washington Post published the 60-page document on Dec. 23 on its website, which describes previously published accounts of alleged abuse and financial misconduct by retired Bishop Michael J. Bransfield, including "troubling incidents" that caused concern by some church workers that he may have
Faith News
Members of St. Anne Parish in Cow Island, Louisiana, gave their neighbors a Christmas blessing from the heavens, so to speak.
Faith News Analysis
Is it appropriate for a priest to accompany a person who had chosen to undergo assisted suicide?
Politics & Society News
Visitors converged on the town's large Christmas tree in Manger Square, near the spot believed to mark Jesus' birthplace.
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Politics & Society Short Take
Paul D. McNelis, S.J.December 26, 2019
From the defense of moneylending to ethical research methods, theologians have shaped modern economics and finance, writes Paul McNelis. It may be time for them to step in again.
Politics & Society News
A strong typhoon that barreled through the central Philippines left at least 20 people dead and forced thousands to flee their homes.
Faith Faith in Focus
Valerie SchultzDecember 26, 2019
Just as I took care to exercise physically for the endurance of my heart, I needed to break a spiritual sweat for the good of my soul.
Politics & Society Faith
Pope Francis prayed that Jesus would "bring his smile, through our poor faces, to all the children of the world: to those who are abandoned and those who suffer violence.
Faith The Word
Tucker Redding, SJDecember 25, 2019
God shatters our expectations to show us his unlimited and unbounded love. Jesus Christ entered our world in a lowly way in order to raise up the lowly. 
Faith Podcasts
Colleen DulleDecember 25, 2019
On this week’s episode of “Inside the Vatican,” the hosts talk about why the pope chose this theme for his speech, who he spoke to, and how these Christmas addresses fit into the pope’s larger effort to reform the Roman curia.
Royal North West Mounted Police operations in Winnipeg General Strike, 1919; turning left on William Street towards City Hall, shortly before firing into the crowd.
Politics & Society Dispatches
Dean DettloffDecember 24, 2019
This year marks an opportunity for Canadian Protestants to remember a time when they were deeply embedded in the labor movement. It also marks a labor anniversary important for Catholics in Canada. In 1949, miners walked off the job in dangerous asbestos mines in Quebec.
Politics & Society News
"In reality, Congress has been slow to pass legislation," said Anthony Granado, vice president for public policy for Catholic Charities USA.
Faith The Word
Join us as we offer daily scripture reflections for the entire Advent season.
Politics & Society Dispatches
Ryan Di CorpoDecember 24, 2019
Parochial schools in the city are not immune to the homeless crisis, Michael J. Deegan, the superintendent of schools for the Archdiocese of New York, confirmed. “We do have some families that are homeless, and in partnering with Catholic Charities of New York, we work with the families in trying
Faith The Good Word
Terrance KleinDecember 23, 2019
We make Christmas into something it is not and wonder why it disappoints.